Champagne Bottle Note: This item is currently in storage. This champagne bottle (in pieces inside the case) was used by Adelaide Rickenbacker, the wife of Capt. Eddie Rickenbacker, to launch USS Mazama (AE-9) on Aug. 15, 1943. Donated by Ms. Adelaide F. Rickenbacker. Click here to return to the Featured Accessions index. Find Out More Related Fact Sheets Capt. Edward V. Rickenbacker Note: The appearance of hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the National Museum of the USAF, the U.S. Air Force, or the Department of Defense, of the external website, or the information, products or services contained therein.